Ákos Elek

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Ákos Elek
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Elek playing for Videoton in 2010
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-07-21) 21 July 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Ózd, Hungary
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Kairat
Number 25
Youth career
Putnok
2003–2005 Kazincbarcika
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 Kazincbarcika 64 (13)
2008–2012 Videoton 78 (10)
2012 Eskişehirspor (loan) 3 (0)
2012–2015 Diósgyőr 67 (5)
2015 Changchun Yatai 28 (2)
2016–2017 Diósgyőr 29 (5)
2017– Kairat 7 (0)
National team
2009–2010 Hungary U-21 2 (0)
2010– Hungary 42 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2016

Ákos Elek (born 21 July 1988) is a Hungarian football player who currently plays for FC Kairat in the Kazakh Premier League.

Club career[edit]

Kazincbarcika[edit]

Elek started his career in the Kazincbarcikai SC in 2005. The team played in the Hungarian Second Division. He scored his only goal against Makó FC.

Videoton FC[edit]

In 2008 Elek signed a contract with the Videoton FC. He played his first match against Siófok on 26 July 2006. In 2010-11 Nemzeti Bajnokság I Elek won the Hungarian League with his club.

Diósgyőr[edit]

On 25 July 2012, Elek was signed by Hungarian League club Diósgyőr.[1]

Changchun Yatai[edit]

On 18 January 2015, Elek signed a two-year contract with Changchun Yatai F.C..[2]

Diósgyőr - 2nd spell[edit]

Kairat[edit]

On 8 March 2017, Kariat announed the singing of Elek on a two-year contract, with the option of an additional third year.[3]

International career[edit]

Elek playing for Hungary against Poland

Being a permanent member of his club in Videoton Elek was invited to join the Hungarian national team by Hungarian coach Sándor Egervári. Elek scored his first international goal against Iceland at the Puskás Ferenc Stadium. The match finished 4–0.[4]

Elek was selected for Hungary's Euro 2016 squad.[5]

He played in the last group match in a 3–3 draw against Portugal at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Lyon on 22 June 2016.[6]

National team Season Apps Goals
Hungary 2010 7 0
2011 10 1
2012 6 0
2013 5 0
2014 3 0
2015 6 0
2016 5 0
Total 42 1

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Northern Ireland's goal tally first
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 10 August 2011 Puskas Ferenc Stadium, Budapest  Iceland 4–0 4–0 Friendly

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